Spartanburg is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 37,399 people and 35 constituent neighborhoods, Spartanburg is the 11th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spartanburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spartanburg is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spartanburg who work in office and administrative support (10.70%), sales jobs (9.00%), and food service (7.76%).
In terms of college education, Spartanburg is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.93% of adults in Spartanburg have a college degree.
The per capita income in Spartanburg in 2018 was $25,570, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,280 for a family of four. However, Spartanburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Spartanburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Spartanburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spartanburg residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Spartanburg include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Spartanburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.